Fossil Ridge High School

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5/10
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Reviews
52
Grades
9-12
Students
2,308
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English 2
80%
State avg: 66%
English
76%
State avg: 63%
Biology I
96%
State avg: 91%
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7/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
91%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1448
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
21
State avg: 21
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
40%
Hispanic
30%
Black
13%
Asian
12%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
372 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
74%
State avg: 86%
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52 Reviews
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Neighborhood
4101 Thompson Road
Fort Worth, TX 76244
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